Senior Communications Adviser

• Full Time Fixed Term (9 months) Grade 5 $99,332 – 108,723 • CBD Location • Have a positive and lasting impact on the environment The Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group (MWRRG) is a Victorian Government Statutory Agency. We work with industry and local government on large scale strategies that divert waste from landfill and maximise the sustainable recovery of materials from waste. A rare opportunity exists for a Senior Communications Adviser to deliver an outstanding green waste and compost campaign to multiple stakeholders engaged in waste reduction and resource recovery, including local government. To succeed in this role you will need to be stakeholder savvy and able to confidently provide advice on managing risks and opportunities. You will have superior written and verbal communications skills and the ability to influence and engage an audience.
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Department: Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/M001
Closing Date: 17-Feb-2019
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: 9 months
Attachments: C016_Senior Communications Adviser.docx (Word, 303KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Slavka Scott
8698 9800

Position Details

Senior Communications Adviser

  •  Full Time Fixed Term (9 months) Grade 5 $99,332 – 108,723
  • CBD Location
  • Have a positive and lasting impact on the environment

The Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group (MWRRG) is a Victorian Government Statutory Agency. We work with industry and local government on large scale strategies that divert waste from landfill and maximise the sustainable recovery of materials from waste.

A rare opportunity exists for a Senior Communications Adviser to deliver an outstanding green waste and compost campaign to multiple stakeholders engaged in waste reduction and resource recovery, including local government.

To succeed in this role you will need to be stakeholder savvy, with experience in managing competing projects and deadlines. You will be able to get across issues quickly and confidently provide advice on managing risks and opportunities. You will have superior written and verbal communications skills and the ability to influence and engage an audience. 

What you will be doing:

  • Delivering the “Back To Earth” Program
  • Producing high quality communications materials
  • Responding to media enquiries, working closely with Portfolio and Ministerial colleagues to manage media relations

 You will have:

 

  • Tertiary      qualifications in a Communications related discipline
  • Experience with      government communication and media approval processes
  • Demonstrated      experience in strategic communications, media relations, issues      management, digital communications and campaign development.

What we offer

We care a lot about our employees and acknowledge the contribution each one of them makes to our success. Our organisation provides:

  • a positive, team focused working environment
  • comfortable spacious office facilities
  • flexible family friendly policies

Apply now with your  CV, cover letter and statement addressing the key selection criteria


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